Find out about eligibility and requirements for the ditch, dyke and rhine creation item.
£8.40 per metre.
Available for Higher Tier
Only in combination with one of the following management options:
To create ditches that will lead to waterlogged land being drained or archaeological features being dried out.
It aims to establish raised water levels to help restore or create habitats.
Agreement holders are likely to need to:
The agreement will set out what must not be done. It is likely agreement holders will not be allowed to:
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them with the claim:
Before applying for this item applicants should contact the Environment Agency.
Applicants will have to send the following with their application:
The detailed requirements for this item will be tailored to the Higher Tier site. Higher Tier applicants should discuss and agree these requirements with their adviser.
The following section gives advice on carrying out this item successfully but does not form part of the requirements for this item.
Agreement holders should aim to create ditches, rhines or dykes that are characteristic of the local landscape.
See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
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